What does airborne mean?

Definitions for airborneˈɛərˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word airborne.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. airborne(adj)

    moved or conveyed by or through air


  1. airborne(adj.)

    in flight; flying; -- said of an airplane.

  2. airborne(adj.)

    (Mil.) carried directly to the site of battle by aircraft; -- said of combat troops, as, an airborne division.


  1. airborne(Noun)

    Military infantry intended to be transported by air and delivered to the battlefield by parachute or helicopter.

  2. airborne(Adjective)

    In or carried by the air.

    Airborne pollen can aggravate allergies.

  3. airborne(Adjective)

    In flight.

  4. Origin: Attested since the 1640s;


  1. Airborne

    Airborne is a 1993 American comedy-drama film centered around inline skating, starring Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad, Jacob Vargas and a then-unknown Jack Black.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. airborne

    1. In relation to personnel, troops especially trained to effect, following transport by air, an assault debarkation, either by parachuting or touchdown. 2. In


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of airborne in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of airborne in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Heymann:

    The ones with most risk are airborne.

  2. John McCain:

    We need more boots on the ground, not the 82nd Airborne.

  3. Colleen Scott:

    The question now is whether [this] can be transmitted through the airborne route.

  4. Euan Graham:

    It was an airborne middle finger to Trump and Xi before they sit down for their summit.

  5. Missy Cummings:

    Tracking small airborne objects that are slow moving close to the ground is notoriously difficult with significant signal-to-noise ratio problems.

Images & Illustrations of airborne

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